You will need: Lentil beans, paper towel, water, and saucer.
What you do:
.Place a moistened paper towel on a saucer.
.Put several beans on the wet towel.
.Sprinkle with a little more water.
.Put in a sunny window.
.Beans will sprout in 2 to 3 days.
.Put the beans in potting soil in a clear plastic cup and water.
.This enables the children to see the root system.